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Investigation continues into dog attack on 10-month-old Pasco child

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HOLIDAY, FL (WFLA) -

Pasco Sheriff's deputies continue to investigate a dog attack on a Holiday baby.

Investigators say the incident occurred at around 2 p.m. Friday, but was not reported to the Sheriff's Office until later in the evening. 

The victim, 10-month-old Joshua V. Murphy was taken to All Children's Hospital where officials say he underwent surgery for his injuries.

Deputies say the child's mother and neighbor, Megan Pitman, who lives at 2145 Ranchita Trail in Holiday, were outside when they heard a dog growling inside the residence.  When they entered the home, they found the dog attacking the child.

Officials say Pasco Animal Control took possession of the dog for observation.

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